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Commemorative Tile (Regeerings Tegel)

From the Collection of Dutch Australian Heritage Centre Victoria 60 Rosstown Road Carnegie Victoria

Description
A small square commemorative tile in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the reign of Queen Wilhelmina. Basically blue, it also features an orange tree with fruit, the Amsterdam city coat of arms and an inscription.
Size
10cm x 10cm
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Object Registration
2520
Historical information
This tile was produced in 1938 to honour the 40th anniversary of Queen wilhelmina's succession to the Dutch throne.
When Made
1938
Made By
Koninklyk Goedewagen Gouda (Ceramicits)
Significance
Significant because of the Dutch people's connection to their Royal House.
Inscriptions & Markings
On the front: "Regeerings Jubileum Koningin Wilhelmina 1898-1938". (Queen Wihelmina Jubilee 1898-1938).
On the back: "Koninklyk Goedewaagen Gouda" and "NRvGelder&Co Amsterdam".
A hole to enable hanging has been pierced in one corner .
Last updated
7 Mar 2017 at 11:36AM